The series title, literally "One Hundred Selections, One Hundred Laughs," is a pun on the expression "One Hundred Battles, One Hundred Victories" (both pronounced "Hyakusen hyakushô").
Artist's seals: Kobayashi, Kiyochika
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 1895 (Meiji 28), February
Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #103
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper